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for disease control and prevention suggests parents are risker their children's health. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler has more. >> reporter: parents may think they are doing the right thing but doctors say the growing problems of diabetes may be caused by infant diets. >> reporter: he gets only breast milk. but a new study found 40% of babies under 40 months are getting solid food. >> mashing up fruit with rice cereal. >> sometimes you like them to have solid foods because they sleep better. [ laughter ] >> under 4 months we need to make it clear that has been shown to be related to higher risks of asthma. >> diabetes. each baby is unique but the ability to digest develops slowly. they recommend solid food only after six months. but 93% of babies by then are already eating solids, most with doctor approval. >> maybe give them cereal to start out with. >> reporter: he recommended daily cereal but the parents say they will wait. reporting live, health and science editor john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. >>> once it is authenticated a
>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> good evening. >>> hello. i am frank somerville. >> and i am gasia mikaelian. >> today marks three years since the affordable care act took effect, in months many will have health coverage. ktvu's ken pritchett is live with the push to make sure the program is ready. . >> reporter: at locations around the state people rallied, including here at san francisco city hall, to celebrate the implementation of the affordable care act and they are urging leaders to do more to make sure it works. >> okay. so continue -- >> reporter: at the clinic the doctor treats patients for free, people who don't have insurance and welcomes the affordable care act. >> i think there will be a number of years where there will be lot of working through the glitches. >> reporter: in 2014, 6 million uninsured will be covered. >> 50% of our patients won't be eligible because of issues. >> we came, we saw. we passed healthcare. >> dave: they celebrated celebrated the affordable care act three year anniversary
coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >> good evening. >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> we are following developing news from the south bay. a search is underway at this hour to find a missing young man who is suffering from a brain injury. ktvu's matt keller is live at the command post. matt, how is the search going? >> reporter: you can see people behind me arrived arrived for the search tonight. this is the latest information here. you can see searchers have gone here to the right, where they have gone. you can see the details on who they are searching for. matt abraham. 6 feet tall, blond hair and hazel eyes. his mother said they last saw him last night. he left his car and bicycle. he fell while biking on saturday. and was let out of the hospital on monday. >> the big concern is that he went back to the area where he was injured. he expressed interest in going back and the other area is around his house. >> reporter: here is matt abraham's picture again. the family didn't know what clothes he was wearing. deputies are afraid he may
people, including 3 children. live in san francisco, eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the man suspected of shooting a rapper in las vegas is refusing to wave extra decision to nevada. ammar harris was arrested in southern california but his public defender asked authorities to produce a warrant for extra decision that would delay his trip by several weeks. harris is suspected of firing fatal shots from his range rover into a maserati driven by kenneth wayne cherry, an aspiring rapper who called himself kenny clutch. >>> san jose police and school officials are investigating a teacher accuse of trafficking child pornography. ktvu's robert handa is live in san jose to tell us why the teacher had contact with a number of students in a number of cities, robert? >> reporter: it has been a long tough day for the district informing parents and as the word spread the fear grows. >> reporter: tracing the steps has the andrew hill high school busy today. he was arrested by police for distributing child pornography. >> the youngest ones were four years
with the investigators right now. at 6:00 p.m., more on the investigation. robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the mother does not want to talk to reporters right now but the hospital said the girl is doing very well. >> medical assessment is complete. she is in good condition. all indicators are excellent. >> little gabriela quintero was taken to the hospital when police found her in the abandon jeep. she appeared calm and in good health. the hospital said the girl was discharged to her mother before 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. an hour ago. again the investigation is not over and police are still looking for the person who stole the jeep. san jose police say the suspect is a white woman in her 30s wearing a dark top and pants and with dark hair in a bun. she was carrying a target shopping bag. there is a target store nearby but that store was not open at the time. ktvu channel 2 news is staying in touch with police as they search for the suspect. follow us on twitter where we will tweet any updates including an arrest in the se. >>> good samaritans tried to help victims of a vehicle acciden
>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >>> good evening. >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> there are explosive new allegations that money was paid to influence an oakland city counsel member to do business on public property. ktvu's eric rasmussen uncovered a second investigation involving larry reid who is already the suggest of a report -- subject of a report by the auditor. >> reporter: we obtained this report by a private investigator. it includes an interview with a man who says his business partner paid money to get special treatment from larry reid. >> reporter: they had a good deal on the side of the old oakland army base. in 2009 it got approval to accept material. >> i was so concerned. >> reporter: he told us his business partner and owner paid a long time activist a thousand dollars a week to get the city's cooperation. >> reporter: what was the money for? >> so he could get whatever he wants from the city. >> reporter: how do you think he was doing that? >> because he had a connection.
into view. new tonight at six p.m. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar is live with the new system. tom? >> reporter: indeed, from a far this is where some of us see it as we wiz by on the old span. but soon we will know it close up and personal and this bridge is a long lasting work of art. >> reporter: what is undone is shrouded so none of the sprays go into the bay. it is a far cry from a few months ago of 17,000 individual wires. all of the strands don't like water. that could make them corrode and you want this to last 150 years it has to be protected from the elements. >> the wires are galvanized. >> reporter: six layers, each in a different color to make sure they are dully cover -- fully covered make it work. the cable is then wrapped by flat steal wires. -- steel wires. then comes paint followed by noxide, finally the outer coat. >> aquillic quote -- aquillic coat on top of that -- acrylic coat on top of that. >> reporter: in the next 24 hours they begin moving this cat walk and the only way up and down on top of this cable. where you can't see the cable is isolated in the cham
. the sheriff's office says it is tracking down leads. live in contra costa county, i'm john sasaki, ktvu news. >>> officials in contra costa county are working to stop the release of a convicted sex offender. 689-year-old charles christman received a conditional release last month. -- 69-year-old charles c, h ristman. the deputy da says he plans to request a stay of the release order until an appellate court considers the issue. >>> a registered sex offender is behind bars in the south bay tonight after allegedly breaking into a woman's home. officers say they arrested 29- year-old ryan kamfolt as he pretended to be a bystander at the scene. a woman said she woke up and saw the suspect standing right over her bed. that was at about 3:15 this morning. he ran off but officers tracked him down minutes later. they say the that the parolee was wearing an ankle bracelet and also had women's underwear in his pocket. >>> the board of supervisors unanimously approved two measures aimed at restricting the sale of ammunition. the ordnances were introduced in the wake of the shooting rampage at sandy hoo
>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >> i am julie haener. >> i am ken wayne. a baby girl is safe after the vehicle she was in was stolen from in front of her home. we have team coverage. ktvu's ken pritchett explains the technology police are using, but we begin with ktvu's robert handa who was the first reporter on the scene when the baby was found and he talked to the officer who found the child. robert? >> reporter: the victim's family has been here talking with investigators, because the case is active even though we can show you pictures of a happy recovery. >> the view from news chopper 2 shows the rescue of the girl. police retrieved little gabriela quintero from her mother's stolen car that was spotted by a resident. from the ground ktvu channel 2 news got pictures of the rescue that had family, friends and the officers grateful. little gabriela quintero was the focus of an amber alert. >> she appeared distraught. dazed. she was happy to see us. >> the mother was going in and out of the car this morning with little
marriage is even newer than the internet and cell phones. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> there has been a lot of emotion and opinions outside the supreme court where crowds of people began gathering days ago. we listened to what some in the crowd has to say this morning -- had to say this morning and most of the opinion we heard were in favor of same sex marriage rights. >> marriage is the most stabilizing force in our society. if all americans want to marry the person they love, and deserve to have the freedom to marry the person they love. >> we're men and we're women. that's a marriage. that's a marriage. >> we've been married for five years and california has not dropped into the seed. nothing is happening in california. they called an experiment in the supreme court. we're not an experiment. we're a civil rights movement. >> on behalf of myself and my twin brother, i just want to say how incredibly proud we are of our participants. we love -- parents. we love them. we love our family. and we loo
and financial benefits to same sex marriage couples. scot mcfarland ktvu news. >>> the links are posted in the middle of the home page above the hot topic section >> marriage is the most stabilizing force in our society that all americans want to marry the person they love and deserve the freedom. >> we are man and we are woman. >> we have been married for five years, california has not dropped into the seed. nothing has happening in california. >> supporters and opponents of the same sex marriage sees this moment to make their opinions known with their voices and signs. it's still under way right now. behind you jana. >> reporter: that's right, we are outside tht building, you can see the people been here since 4:00 this afternoon. i counted about 80 people who are here. these are supporters of gay marriage, many of them have optimistic after today's hearing. >> standing in front of the california supreme court building where the prop 8 legal battle began. >> we need to be here and show our support and show that we are not going to go away. >> people are here from as far away as sacram
right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> it was not hard for ktvu to find drivers who agree with new research obey area commutes. what commuters and experts are saying. good afternoon i'm tori campbell. it's no surprise the bay area has really long commutes. as we first told you on our morning news, a new study confirms we have some of the worst in the nation. sal casteneda has been talking to a commuter who makes long drive and why people do it. good afternoon, sal. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. some of these people might not know they are megacommuters. drive long distances everyday to get to their jobs. congestion on freeways such as interstate 80 may be in part due to the high number of megacommuters. defined as someone who drives 50 miles plus or takes 90 minutes or more to get to work. >> with no traffic it's about an hour and 30, hour and 40 minutes. with traffic which i normally hit especially coming home could be up to two and a half hours sometimes. >> brad drives to the silicon valley everyday. >> it's a long drive every single day. i get through it. i try to
topic at a town hall forum in san francisco at this hour. new at noon, ktvu's sal castanedo joins us live to explain the special guests who have traveled across the country to talk about their tragic experience with gun violence. sal? >> reporter: tori, good afternoon. the ideas that are coming from this campaign accompany a national call for tech solutions to prevent what happened three months ago in connecticut. on the three-month anniversary of the sandy hook elementary school shooting, a national campaign to seek high-tech conclusions to gun violence kicked off in san francisco with mayor ed lee and district attorney george gascon in attendance. >> we are in many regard the innovation capital of the world. i'm so proud to see this launched here today. >> reporter: some parents traveled here to call for innovative ideas to help solve what many say is a growing national crisis. >> two of the students killed that day lived in my small neighborhood. the gunman and his mother lived a street over from us. >> reporter: among the ideas proposed, biomettic gun locks that would only open
police officers or rammed their police vehicle with another vehicle. ktvu maureen naylor just arrived there. we'll hear from her as far as she talks with investigators a the scene. >>> as we mentioned, new eastern span of the bay bridge is something of bombshell today. caltrain's project manager admits a third of the bolt that's are key to the bridge's seismic integrity are broken. tom vacar is live. >> reporter: it is a very critical section. it turns out giant version of this are at the heart of the surprising monumental problem. as many as a third of the giant rod bolts started breaking even as they were being bolted into place. many of the steel rod bolts are apparently too brittle. >> know met the standards. >> reporter: how can it be once a rod is put into place and it meets all the standards that it then fails? >> hydrogen is a -- typically the test is done in conjunction with the manufacturing. >> i can assure you we will be doing more checking. >> reporter: since many of the broken rods are permanently buried in concrete, engineers are designing a fix, you perhaps a wrapp
editor john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the irs has $917 million in unclaimed tax refound from 2009. time is running out to claim your refunds. a million people failed to file returns in 2009. the deadline to file and claim a refund is april 15. after that the money goes to the u.s. treasury. >>> the senate is going over a plan to raise minimum wage to $10 an hour. they heard testimony today from workers who say they are struggling to pay their bills. it is currently $7.25 an hour. ed a cuicates say it would funnel more money into the community but critics say it could trigger layoffs. >> it will have the effect of hurting the very people we are trying to help. >> the california minimum wage is $8 an hour and $10 an hour in san jose. the living wage with oakland is $10.50. >>> poll on women show a spike in the number of working mothers who said they prefer to work full time. 37% want full time work, up from 21%. half of working mothers rather be home with their children but work because they need the income. >>> boy is alive after falling
with the new one-touch wand. [ whip cracks ] >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >>> i am really angry about this. i am sickened. i am appalled. >> that was an angry police chief, detailing a shooting this afternoon that wounded a one-year-old boy. >>> hello. i am gasia mikalian. >> and i am frank somerville. >> we are learning more about the shooting and we just spoke to the father of the baby at the hospital. ktvu's john fowler is live now with what the father is saying about his baby's son's condition. >> the police chief here has more than doubled the usual reward to $25,000. it happened after 1:00 p.m. at first and mcdonald. a gunman ambushed a bicyclistesh bicyclist -- bicyclist, firing more than 100 shots. jar n injuring -- ininjurying the baby -- injuring the baby. we spoke with the baby's father. >> i feel bad for kids who get shot. i am lucky, my son is still alive. >> my mom was inside watching him. like i said, my girlfriend came home, shots fired, my mom grabbed him. ran into the kitchen. i don't know what happened. >> rep
ktvu investigation. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news -- this is bay area news at 7:00 p.m. >> i am gasia mikaelian. this is bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. following developing news. a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a gunman. the shooting happened in first street and west mcdonalds. a one-year-old was hit in the neck this afternoon. the father tells us the boy is in surgery but is expected to be okay. >> i feel bad for the people whose kids gets shot and pass away, i am lucky, mine is still alive. >> a one-year-old child in the arms of the grandparents there, they are feeding him and bullets come into the house. i am really angry about this. i am sickened. >> police say a man on a bicycle was the target of the shooter. that man on the bicycle was wounded. investigators say it may be gang related. >>> san jose police tell us two people injured during a officer involved shooting are both felons. a police officer fired on a stolen car as the driver tried to run down the officer. the woman driver was wounded, t
at 5:00 and 6:00 on ktvu, we spoke with some of those parents. you will hear what they had to say. live in san francisco, sal castanedo, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right. thank you, sal. >>> a substitute elementary school teacher is behind bars in san jose today accused of possessing child pornography. new at noon, ktvu's janine de la vega has details on the arrest and the teacher's connection to several bay area schools. good afternoon, janine. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. we just spoke to the superintendent here at the alum rock union school district. he says he's very concerned about this arrest. we were told by a source that the suspect has been a substitute teacherred a every school in the district. i want to show you a letter that we were just given by the superintendent. this letter is gonna go home to parents today explaining the situation. now, at this point, we don't know if any children from san jose are victims. now, let's go to a picture of the suspect. this is 44-year-old nathan forstell. san jose police arrested him yes
news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> an early morning fire at the landmark restaurant in berkeley. what the owner and founder of the restaurant told us and what firefighters are saying about a possible cause. >> good afternoon i am tori campbell. we just got you information on that story ktvu has been following all morning after a fire at the berkeley restaurant, owner and founder alice waters tweeted the cafe may re-open next weekend and we are now getting word the fire started near some electrical equipment under the building. the iconic restaurant is located at shattuck avenue and we talked with her. >> reporter: she went into her restaurant to take a look at at the damage and emerged shaken. >> it has a lot of emotional -- just sadness. >> that emotion came in part because walking through the damage today was like walking back in time, back to march of 1982, when a fire damaged the restaurant. the improvements made since likely saved the entire building today. firefighters say the fire started underneath the building in the subfloor area.
starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >> good evening. >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> muni is coming under fire for putting what are being called anti-muslim advertisements on the sides of buses. ktvu's david stevenson is live with why they chose the adds. >> reporter: the bus adds are condemned and steps are being taken to counter their message. >> reporter: the adds started -- ad started appearing today, images of osama bin laden. with a tag line, that is his jihad, what is yours. >> our new campaign focusing on how they use the teachings to justify violence. >> reporter: the ads are the latest from new new york's america freedom initiative. the advertisements are protected free speech. >> in cases like these we can kill the ad but in this case we don't think we should use taxpayer dollar oz litigate -- dollars to litigate. >> reporter: muslim and arab groups joined officials to condemn the ads. >> we are concerned the way this pollutes the environment. >> where are the elected officials. why aren't they holding press conferences whe
veered off the road but speed was not a factor. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police arrested three men last night in oakland after a high-speed chase and think the suspects might be linked to crimes in hayward and san jose. it ended after the car they were in spun out. it started in hayward when officers tried to pull the driver or for driving under the for the fluence. police -- influence. police think they were involved in a shooting. >> there was a incident that involved a shooting from a vehicle. we are determining whether or not this vehicle was involved in that. >> police are also investigating whether the three men were involved in a armed robbery and shooting in san san jose. >>> the castro district will be the scene of a rally and march in support of same-sex marriage. ktvu's noelle walker is live where the supreme court court, all eyes on the supreme court. >> reporter: we have seen a few people here with signs and flags. they are starting to set up for a huge rally and march to city hall. supreme court is taking up the
it anymore so beware. live from concord, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> meanwhile silicon valley is the center of many of the nations high-tech ideas but a new study says certain people are being left out. that story coming up in about 12 minutes. >>> valejo police are investigating the cities sixth homicide of the year. neighbors call police just before 5:30:00 p.m. yesterday after hearing shots fired from a home on hickborn street. when officers arrived they found an elderly man who had been shot inside the homes garage. police have not yet released the mans identity. no arrests have been made. this is valejo's second homicide since thursday and the third this month. >>> authorities are still trying to figure out what went wrong over the weekend when they say a teenager lost control of a race car killing two people. it happened saturday night at a racetrack in mariesville, north of sacramento. investigators say 17 year old chase johnson somehow went off the track and struck two spectators. one of them was chase's 14 year old cousin, marcus
tonight. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00. >>> good evening, everyone. i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. new sink holes are opening up tonight in a san francisco neighborhood that flooded after a water mane ruptured. ktvu david joins us now live with new concerns the situation there could get worse as rain moves in this week. david. >> julie, you can see one of three red tagged homes behind me. this neighborhood is struggling to recover even as residents here make some disturbing discoveries every day. >> it still hasn't sung in yet, you know. >> raven cruze bought his 145th avenue home last year. an underground water pipe ruptured last wednesday sent 10s of thousands of gallons of water rushing down his street. >> this morning we found a sink hole in our place. >> today as cruz repaired the street and neighbors continued cleaning out their homes, cruz made his depressing discovery in the family room. >> there was floor over it that got flood so we had to pull that floor up, and there it was just all the concr
. this is the 10:00 news on ktvu channel it. >> developing news a marine accused of killing two of his colleagues at quantico military base was from the bay area as with a one of his victims. >> good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> i'm heather holmes. we learned tonight that a young marine from oakley was among the two people killed that the virginia base. ktvu's christien kafton just spoke to the friend of the victim and join us from liberty high school in brentwood where she was a recent graduate. >> reporter: sarah cast castro-mata graduated and says her death was a tragedy for the entire school. we talked to a friend of her's that told us that castro-mata dream of joining the marine corps and serving her country. sergeant eusebrio lopez shot them both and turned the gun on himself. she is still in shock and she stelus that she learned about the shooting on-line and says there is talk that the shooting may have been the result of a love triangle. >> he was a lovely person. she would always have a smile on her face. she never had no one that didn't like her. and i just miss her so much, like when
guard was telling ktvu news. >> the big week has arrived. >>> grand opening for two very important tunnels near the devil's slide area. we'll tell you about the ribbon cutting ceremony this morning. and why this is so important for people in the coastal communities. >>> good morning. thank you for joining us monday morning march 25th i'm pam cook. >> and good morning, i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. you're the ktvu doctor you're supposed to make steve paulson feel absolutely well. >> he doesn't always listen to me. >> we do have a little change today. it will still be partly sunny, mostly sunny but a lot of high clouds streaming in and a westerly breeze and that system is moving to the north. it will increase low clouds. 50s and 60s. a couple holding on to low 70s. here is sal. >>> good morning. traffic is moving along pretty well on southbound 101 as you head down to the toll plaza, golden gate bridge. no major problems there. the morning commute is looking good if you are driving at the bay bridge but we're seeing signs the metering lights could be on soon. let's
, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, sal. >>> more details now on the gunman in the newtown shooting. court documents including search warrants of his home were released this morning. investigators found he had an arsenal of guns in the home where he lived with his mother. there was a gun safe in his bedroom. also found were more than a thousand rounds of ammunition, knives, samurai swords. investigators say they also found a holiday card containing a check made out to him for the purchase of a firearm signed by his mother. >>> u.s. park police are investigating the discovery of a body along the coast in san francisco this morning. it was found off ocean beach near the great highway and judith street just before 7:30. san francisco firefighters say the person was face down in the water. investigators have not released any further details. >>> san jose police are investigating the city's third officer-involved shooting this month. it happened yesterday afternoon after a suspected car thief allegedly tried to run an officer over on almadon road in t
somerville. >> and i am gasia mikaelian. >> today's announcement is historic. ktvu's mike mibach here with how the world learned pope francis i will lead the church. >> reporter: pope francis i was chosen in one of the fastest conclaves in years. today a historical day in vatican city with holy week less than two weeks way. we are having technical difficults with that package. we will get that for you. we should mention it is three special things here. one he is a jesuit, non- european here which is a first for a pope of someone to come from argentina. he will celebrate his first mass in the sistine chapel on thursday. he will be installed as pope on tuesday. we will bring you more as soon as we could get that resolved. >> thank you. >>> we have more details about pope francis i. he was born in buenos aires in 1936. the son of italian immigrants. a man symbolized poverty. he speaks spanish, atalgen and german -- italian and german and only has one lung,. what is the reaction to the pope? ktvu's ken pritchett is here with that story, including why the archbishop of san francisco thinks
? ktvu's chi la campbell joins us live from washington, d.c. with some of the comments from both sides today. >> reporter: tori, several justices on the supreme court questioned whether or not those who challenged prop 8 have the authority to do so. the court appears to be divided on same sex marriage and the justices do have the option of dismissing this case without making a ruling. while all this was going on inside the court, those of us outside got an earful from the crowd. >> what do we want? >> equality. >> when do we want it? >> now. >> reporter: hundreds of supporters of gay marriage protested outside the supreme court. [ people chanting ] as justices heard oral arguments inside. one attorney told justices prop 8 is unconstitutional. >> it is not consistent with the ideals and the laws and the constitution of this country to take our gay and lesbian pros and sister -- brothers and sisters and put them in a class and deny them rights we give this everyone else. >> reporter: but attorneys for the other side say that the decision should be left up to voters. >> the place for the
. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> good morning. see i'm glad to have you back from vacation. it's wednesday, march 13th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. mark tamayo is here for steve. and it will be pretty warm in a lot of areas? >> yeah a lot of 70s on the forecast maps and a few 80s sprinkled out there. so pretty amazing for this week. rain free forecast continues as well. the biggest concern the short term is this the fog you can see the fog reports out toward santa rosa and sfo, napa, oakland. the oakland airport visibilities down to one eighth of a mile. speaking of the commute, sal is standing by. he has an update on traffic. >>> mark, good morning. it looks like the fog we are talking about is making it to contra costa county on highway 4 here. a little bit of it. you can kind of tell even though it's still dark. on the san mateo bridge earlier this morning we didn't have a lot of fog at all. now i can barely see a couple feet in front of the camera there. the fog is moving around and it may be all over the place. let's go back to the des
project is in danger of ending because of lack of funding due to budget cuts. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> ross spent almost seven years in prison before the innocent project got the conviction over turned. false from sefrp several people. >>> 28-year-old dennisunny vail was facing 3 counts of homicide. three people were killed of a mother and two sons. the suspect was not injured. san jose police are asking for the people help tonight investigating a ninth homicide for the year. police said the victim was pronounced dead at the sc aapparently of one gun shot wounds. >> something was heard, something similar to a gun shot, but again they're uncertain. they being the people that reported. >> the investigation was early so they don't have any suspect of possible motive t there is no indication that the killing is gang related. >>> alameda high this afternoon, investigators say the principal received a phone call from a man that's locked in the restroom and armed with a knife. the police say they did not find anything, school was locked out at about 2:30. >>> we are continue on the cover
. >> ktvu covered that shooting as well. police say a drive by shooting yesterday afternoon sent an innocent bystander to the hospital. the victim was reportedly driving with his wife and child when he was hit. now he is expected to survive. ktvu tara moriarty gathering more details on the story. she will join us in a little bit. >>> time is 6:02. new this morning police in south san francisco out there searching for a serial arsonist. three fires were deliberately set saturday night and sunday morning. the fires were all quickly put out. they caused very little damage. if you have information on this, get in contact with san francisco police. >>> the coast guard meantime has called off the search for a man who disappeared while playing in the surf near half- moon bay. coast guard helicopters spent several hours yesterday looking for carlos lopez. he is 22 years old. he had been playing soccer with friends when he vanished into the rough ocean waters. >> pretty strong current. it was a dead low tide so all the rips which were every 200 to 30
the process took 83 ballons and 50 day -- ballots and 50 days before a pope was named. stay with ktvu throughout the morning and day. if there is breaking news in the vatican, we will bring it to you live. we'll also have a live report from italy in our next half hour and any time of day or night you can find updates at and our mobile ktvu app. >>> a threatening message found in a bathroom at foothill high school is leading to very tight security on that campus. the graffiti threatened to shoot everyone on campus. claudine wong is there at the school with the latest on that tight security. claudine. >> reporter: well, we do expect increased police presence today. that's what police told the families here. this all follows a threat that was found in the girl's bathroom. we can show you a description of the graffiti. we have blurred out the expletives. march 14th obviously is tomorrow but the school sent out an automated phone call and e-mail saying the increased police presence could start today and go through the rest of the week. the e
. . >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 morning ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >>> we have been following this story all morning, the sailboat stuck on a local beach. it turns out the sailboat stuck on the coast of pacifica has been stolen. authorities are now surrounding the boat and tara moriarty has more on this information live at the beach in pacifica where there was a development in the story less than ten minutes ago, good morning, tara moriarty. >> reporter: you can see behind me they are over there with the jetski and they are bringing the woman on board this sailboat, this is the last of the three and she is being let up right now and she will be handcuffed as the other two people were just moments ago and you can see the boat is still stuck here in the sand. as we mentioned moments ago we watched police handcuff the two men who got off the boat first and this was something first responders never expected. the man from the 82 sailing yacht yelled he is not bulging. >> they are communicating with the people on the vessel, there are two males an
on a story that was breaking at the end of "mornings on 2." ktvu's tara moriarty is live on 8th avenue near morago with some pictures that show how marijuana may have had a role in this fire. >> reporter: well, the good news, the firefighter is okay. he suffered a possible dislocated shoulder. his own crews transported him to ucsf, but behind me is the house where you can see he fell inside there and crews stumbled upon something else inside. heavy smoke billowed from the roof of this home on 8th avenue near noriega street. >> it was an interior attack, offensive attack. we went right in and directed our hoses in the fire. it's a bit windy. the homes are all attached and wood frame. >> reporter: we watched one firefighter being let out on a gurney. he slipped on stairs. it's what the crews found upstairs that caused them to call police. >> i guess in the neighborhood, you know, smelling something different. don't know particularly the smell but definitely something different. >> reporter: firefighters say at least 100 marijuana plants were inside, an elaborate- growing operation an all thre
drescher and marilu henner. bye-bye. >>> trouble for two bay area city council members. ktvu just talked to the person making the allegations. >>> why people in a community are cheering this scene from this morning. >>> the reason there are special police patrols on a local high school campus at noon. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> the information that she provided has made a match. >> okay. >> okay. >> a bay area city council member's quick response to news she and a klieg may colleague may be in legal trouble. good afternoon, i am tori campbell. they are facing that. tara moriarty talked with the auditor about the interference in a bidding process for a construction project. good afternoon. >> reporter: some pretty big fireworks here this morning all over this, it is an auditor's report which says shows two council members crossed the line and mis-used their power in office. the most telling pages are on 16 and 17. the auditor says the parts in red show where council members desly brooks and larry ride interfered with
hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details on another investigation linked to councilman reed. ktvu news has obtained a report from a private investigator, including claims that the owner of urban recycling paid a consultant a thousand dollar a week. the investigation suggests he was paid up to $50,000 a year to get in flew forensics reed. he says he's never taken a dime. >> it's just really mind boggling to me someone can say because they're in a relationship with someone else that they paid me $50,000 because i wanted to retire. i'm still here. i just got reelected. >> we'll have more reaction for you tonight on the 10:00 news on ktvu. >>> a woman who claimed she was raped on the uc santa cruz campus has been charged with a misdemeanor after she made up the story. >> prosecutors charged 20-year-old morgan trip let with making a false report. >> the student said she was attacked last month. authorities say she revealed assault was fabricated. >>> prosecute obvious charged a former preschool teacher of five counts much attempted child endangerment for putting sleeping pills from sip
ahead at noon. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at noon. >> help is on the way. an effort to make the votes of oakland safer, it is the top story. good afternoon, i am tori campbell. the oakland police department graduate its first academy of police officers in 4 years today, brian flores is live in oakland to explain how this may make the streets safer. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon, the goal certainly is to make the streets safer in oakland. as you mentioned the first graduating class since november of 2008, not only a big day for them but also for the families who have sacrificed so much. this is the city's 166th police academy class, 38 officers graduated today, including two from vallejo, the class marks the first of many things, for one the first class under police chief howard jordan and mayor jean kwan and the first diverse class in its history, out of the graduating class 11 different language including those. the chief says it marks a turning point for them and this new class is meant to do that, and he hopes that.
this noontime. ktvu's lorraine blanco has spoken to the boy's grandfather who was holding the baby when he was shot. good afternoon, lorraine. >> reporter: good afternoon. the baby's family is all here at children's hospital. right now we spoke with baby of the baby's grandparents. they tell us that 1-year-old elijah is doing well. he's expected to be released from the hospital sometime this afternoon. as for police, the search for the shooting suspect is their number one priority. this is the low window penetrated by a bullet that sent a 1-year-old to the hospital. the baby was the only one hit inside. >> thank god that all of us are alive, you know. i have to had three or four funerals today. but out of his mercy has, god has saved us. thank god for that. >> reporter: the city's shot spotter system traced the gunfire near first street. >> i think yesterday just sent a signal to all of us, although we've done much, there's still much to do. >> reporter: this reverend said he's been praying the yesterday's violence. in the past few years, police have credited his faith-based organization
us that the victim is a male and the injuries are not life-threatening. ktvu news crews are on the way to the scene, and we are trying to confirm reports that the victim may be a child. but again, all police will tell us is that the victim is a male. >>> a targeted theft at a school on the peninsula has left administrators and students reeling from the loss. john sasaki is live in san bruiny on where the thieves made off with high-priced technology. john? >> reporter: gasia, about 10:00 last night, the thieves cut that chain and in the back of the building into the technology classrooms. someone broke through the door to get into the room, and it was fully stocked with im ac computers and carts with ipads, ipods, and other computers but the thieves went to the newest and most expensive m ac books with nothing else touched rising the possibility that the criminals knew the layout. they took 22 computers but dropped four of them outside getting away. >> each of the computers is worth $2,000, and i have not begun to price out the software on there. most is subscription base
you the latest alex savage ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> people were concerned about the dark smoke rising and it started 2:30 in sacramento county and it was put out by 7:00 last night. firefighters let it burn itself out and plus it was hard to get to and at first, air quality district said it was a prescribed burn and later he changed it to an actual vegetation fire. the burns are allowed to control marsh debris and to improve the area for wildlife. this isn't press sufficient burn period runs through april 15th and it must be deemed necessary by the department of fish and wildlife. janine de la vega is in san jose to tells you how the companies are responding, good morning. >> reporter: well, they have a very diverse population and they say the workforce for tech giants do not. they had a tough time getting them to give up all their information and they are asking 20 of the most influential stuff about their employees. only 20 responded even after they find and the companies included cisco and ebay, they show women are underrepresented
. this is the 10:00 news on ktvu channel 2. >>> i hear somebody saying gun. >> an armed robbery escalated to gunfire inside a popular east bay music venue. tonight the business re-opens as police continue to search for one outstanding suspect. good evening i'm ken pritchett in tonight top ken wayne. >> i'm heather holmes. those two armed robbers took off with cash from the ashkenaz, but not before shooting two employees. this violence has shaken workers. ktvu's nicole walker is live. >> reporter: the music fills the club and the club says it's their mission to offer healing, even to the suspects. there is something comforting in ritual at ashkenaz in berkeley they are leaning on both. >> we all share something and the drumming brings it to the floor. >> reporter: the heartbeat, a crum central at the quintessential berkeley club was meant to pump positive energy back into this space. >> we all have people we l and people would love us and the people last night somehow fert that. >> reporter: last night berkeley police s.w.a.t. surrounded the neighborhood after two armed robbers shot and
. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is the 10:00 news on ktvu channel 2 news. >>> another east bay child wounded by gunfire. police are trying to find the shooter and learn what may have prompted violence. >> good evening, i'm ken wayne. >> i'm heather holmes. >> three days now, three shootings in east bay all involving children. and the latest happened just this afternoon in antioch. a 7-year-old boy, attending a family bbq was hit. we get more on developing story from ktvu's jade hernandez live in oakland where that young boy is being treated tonight and she has new information on just where this gunfire came from. >> reporter: hartsfield-jacksoni cs threw that 7-year-old boy to the hospital earlier this evening. we have whopper video of the helicopter arriving as children as hospital. hospital antioch police a the little boy is going to be all right. police are concerned how the shooter wound this boy. investigator say someone fired multiple gunshots into this home around 4:30 this afternoon during a family bbq. the 7-year-old was visiting with his
'll hear from them when i see you next hour. live in washington, d.c., kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:02. several bay area cities are showing their support for the l.g.b.t. that's lesbian gay, and transgender. they are flying the rainbow flag this week. stay with us for continuing coverage. ktvu's david stevenson has a seat inside the courtroom for today's oral arguments and will have live reports throughout the day on ktvu. >>> we're following breaking news out of mexico city. thousands of people were sent running into the streets this morning after a strong earthquake. a preliminary 5.5 magnitude quake hit about 300 miles southeast of mexico city. earthquake alarms went off, littlings reportedly -- buildings have been seen swaying. there was an aftershock of 5.1. no word of injuries or damage yet. this comes after a quake in guatemala city. no serious injuries or damage reported in that one either. >>> back here at home, new, firefighters in alameda assess egg the damage from an early- morning apartment building fire in alameda. th
moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police in south san francisco searching for a serial arsonist. police say three fires were deliberately set saturday night and sunday morning in orange park and near el camino real. they were all quickly put out. they caused very little damage. if you have any information, get in contact with san francisco police. >>> this is a pivotal week for people on both sides of the gay marriage debate. the supreme court will hear arguments on two same-sex marriage cases including proposition 8, california's ban on gay marriage. brian flores joins us with a local couple right in the middle of the debate. >> reporter: after years being denied the right to marry, a local couple says now is the time for the u.s. supreme court to overturn proposition 8. we recently talked to the couple. they are the plaintiffs in the debate over prop 8. on tuesday, the u.s. supreme court is scheduled to hear their case, otherwise known as holyingsworth verses perry. they've been together for 14 years and have raised three boys. >> family, it
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